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Talk on Climate Change and Religion

April 27th, I’ll be giving a talk hosted by Minnesota Atheists at the Maplewood Library, 3025 Southlawn Dr, Maplewood, Minnesota. Details are here. Details: You may attend any part of the meeting you wish, here’s the schedule: 1:00-1:15 p.m. – Social Time 1:15-1:45 p.m. – Business Meeting 1:45-2:00 p.m. – Break 2:00-3:30 p.m. – Talk…

Comment on El Nino Post on 538

The 538 comment system appears to not be working, probably because of my current highly suspicious location, so I figured I’d put my comment here (since I spent a whole minute writing it): “Long-range forecast models have come to a consensus recently that a minor to moderate El Niño pattern may develop six to nine…

The following is also found HERE on the White House web site. I provide it here without comment because it speaks for itself. But if you want more, check out “Global warming action: good or bad for the poor?” by John Abraham, and “Keeping The Carbon In The Ground Elsewhere: Developing Nations” by me. Drought…

I first interviewed Dr. Alun Hubbard on the edge of the Watson River in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland last summer. His vivid language and lucid storytelling made that video on of the most popular in the Yale Series. (see below) Both Dr. Hubbard, and my Dark Snow Project cohort, Sara Penrhyn Jones, live in the tiny village…

Links to sites/commentary/lists for extreme weather events. Articles or blog posts listing events Top 10 Global Weather Events of 2011 2012 Extreme Weather Sets Records, Fits Climate Change Forecasts 2012 Infographic on severe weather events Heat, Flood, Cold in 2012 Weather extremes: freak conditions from around the globe for 2013 2013’s Most Terrifying Weather Disasters…

For the first time in weeks we are experiencing warm weather in central Minnesota (it is now 21 degrees F) with a bit of snow off and on. But elsewhere there are interesting things happening. First, in far northern California and the Pacific Northwest there will be rain. A LOT of rain. That’s great because…

Hey, how about this weather?

The drought in California is really bad. Bad enough that people are struggling to describe it.

From Paul Douglas at WeatherNation: Published on Jan 28, 2014 WeatherNationTV Chief Meteorologist Paul Douglas looks at the devastating winter storm impacting much of the Southeast. Multiple accidents have been caused by the treacherous conditions. Schools are closed through Wednesday across the affected areas. Multiple states have declared States of Emergency, including Georgia and Alabama.…

Billion Dollar Weather Disasters

Published on Jan 17, 2014 Meteorologist Paul Douglas looks at the most expensive weather disasters of 2013. Internationally we saw an all-time high for billion dollar weather events. While we’re on the topic of weather:

Should there be a Category 6, or even a Category 7, to classify extra bit tropical cyclones like Haiyan? Some tropical cyclones labeled Category 5 are much stronger than others. It has been suggested that we would be smart to extend the system to have a Category 6 and maybe even a Category 7 to…